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Spreadable Garlic and Herb Cheese

A homemade version of the delicious garlic and herb cheese found in the cheese aisle of just about every grocery store, this version is much more economical and allows you to adjust the flavors to suit your preferences.

Simple Red Lentil Dal

Simple, healthy, and delicious, this red lentil dal is the perfect addition to any Indian-inspired meal.

Apricot Cardamom Pistachio Granola

Cardamom and apricot make a sweetly spiced pairing in this easy granola packed with flavor.

Spanish Chickpea and Spinach Stew

A simple Spanish stew uses technique and a bold combination of spices to elevate affordable, healthy ingredients.

Muhammara

A sweet, bright, and tart dip made from roasted peppers and walnuts is a great appetizer or addition to a mezze meal.

Spanish Paprika Clam Dip

Clam dip gets a Spanish twist, inspired by a classic tapas flavor combination.

Gingerbread Apple Butter Thumbprint Cookies

Two favorite fall flavors combine in these perfectly spiced gingerbread cookies with a velvety-smooth apple butter center.

Slow-Cooker Apple Butter

Perfectly spiced apple butter is made easy with the use of a slow cooker.

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Subtle hints of classic pumpkin pie spices complement the sweet squash undertones of this perfectly-sweet pumpkin cheesecake.

 

Pickled Peppers

A quick pickling process mellows the heat of hot peppers while adding a pop of flavor with a medley of spices and vinegar.

Pumpkin Soup with Ancho Chili and Apple

A flavorful fall soup comes together easily thanks to a can of pumpkin puree.

Almond Marmalade Crumble Bars

Almonds and Vanns Almond Extract add a hint of nuttiness to these citrusy marmalade crumble bars.

Stone Fruit Galette with Frangipane

A simple almond frangipane elevates a rustic stone fruit galette.

Cabbage Salad with Dried Mint

A minty spin on coleslaw inspired by a traditional Lebanese dish.

Moroccan Carrot Dip with Harissa

Hummus and baba ganoush aren't the only two pureed Middle Eastern dips out there - caramelized carrots provide a sweet base for this dip, while Vanns Cumin, Coriander, and Harissa add earthy depth and spice.

Warm Roasted Cabbage Salad with Chipotle-Lime-Honey Vinaigrette

Coleslaw isn't the only kind of cabbage salad out there - grilling wedges of cabbage before drizzling them with a vinaigrette spiked with smoky, spicy Vanns Chipotle Chili Powder reveals an entirely new side to this versatile vegetable.

Turmeric-Chili Shrimp with Spicy Slaw

A quick shirmp dish that builds flavor through the use of Asian aromatics, earthy turmeric, and spicy chili flakes. Combined with a refreshing slaw, it just needs a side of rice to make a complete meal.

Cardamom Coffee

The simple addition of Vanns Cardamom can make your daily coffee habit feel like a special occasion.

Harissa Roasted Chicken

The earthy spice of Vanns Harissa, slight green bitterness of Vanns Celery Seed, and heat of Vanns Aleppo Style Chili Flakes bring some excitement to tender roast chicken, with sumac-marinated red onions adding a pop of brightness.

Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Paillards

Make this simple dish on a Sunday and you’ll have a flavorful, juicy protein to toss in your lunch salads or serve as part of your weeknight dinner for days.

Garlicky Green Beans with Romesco Sauce

Romesco, a classic Spanish sauce of pureed roasted peppers, spices, nuts, and vinegar, goes beautifully with every kind of vegetable, raw and cooked - here it's paired with garlicky green beans cooked low and slow in butter for a beautiful browned flavor.

Buttermilk Pie

Warm, fragrant Vanns Nutmeg and Cinnamon combine with the creamy tang of buttermilk to create a classic custard pie.

Harissa-Roasted Tomatoes with Lentils, Poached Eggs, and Dukkah

A fairly simple set of ingredients combines with a blend of Vanns spices to create a complex and hearty dish that your guests might not even realize is vegetarian. A perfectly poached egg on top means this dish can be enjoyed from breakfast to dinner.

Dukkah Spice Mix

This mix of Vanns spices, nuts, and seeds, toasted and coarsely ground, can add flavor and sophistication to a variety of savory dishes.

Grilled Chicken Parm with Kale

A lightened up, brightened up version of chicken parm that won't weigh you down, but still gives that same satisfaction of juicy chicken, melty cheese, and savory tomato sauce.

Fajita Turkey Burgers

Vanns Fajita Seasoning doesn't need to stay inside of a tortilla - it makes for a great fajita-inspired turkey burger as well!

Chocolate Orange Magic Shell

Vanns Orange Extract adds a delicious hint of citrus to a classic chocolate magic shell.

Spiced Candied Orange Peels

Vanns Cardamom, Cinnamon, Black Tellicherry Peppercorns, and Vanilla add depth and warmth to sweet, chewy, candied orange peels.

Provençal Fish Stew

A perfect dish for spring, using seasonal vegetables like fennel and leeks to build a light-but-savory broth for tender and flaky cod, with a touch of richness thanks to a homemade garlic mayonnaise.

Red Lentil and Bulgur Spread (Kibbe)

Hummus isn't the only bean-based dip that's easy to make at home -- this red-lentil based spread is a vegetarian version of kibbe, a Lebanese dish that takes many forms, but always involves bulgur wheat and a mix of delicious spices.